Leisure, Adventure and Expedition Travel Safety Courses are designed to give the adventurous traveller the knowledge and confidence to explore far and wide.

Avoiding trouble is the key to success;. We provide a ‘tool kit’ for survival in difficult situations.

Objective Travel Safety's training expertise comes from experience in the travel industry, extensive global travel and worldwide service in the military. With a reputation as the leader in the provision of travel safety training.



In the past, we have trained the 'Long Way Round' (Ewan McGregor/Charlie Boorman), Global Rally (Vintage Cars, London to Sydney) and Driving Home (Colin Janvers Spinal Injury Trust, London to South Africa) Expedition and countless groups embarking on the popular Mongol Rally. Routinely running hostile environment and travel safety courses (HEST/HEAT/HET) for journalists and the UK print media, the European Broadcast Union Academy (EBU), NGOs , Gap Year and Post-University travellers as well as annual courses in preparation for the Mongol Rally. In addition to the standard travel safety advice,  offering specialist expedition medical training, vehicle mechanics and vehicle maintenance training. 

The course can be run at our training base near Daventry, Northamptonshire or at a clients' preferred venue. Courses are generally one or two days in length and will depend on the amount of Medical/First-Aid content that the expedition requires. All courses are tailored to meet the requirements of your particular expedition.

Our modular subjects include:

  • Personal security
  • Situation awareness
  • Theft avoidance and security of possessions
  • Security advice and regional threats
  • Kit, equipment and safety devices
  • Cultural etiquette
  • Accommodation security
  • Negotiating checkpoints
  • Mines awareness
  • Kidnap prevention, conduct if taken
  • Emergency first-aid
  • Travel and tropical medicine
  • Navigation; map, compass and GPS
  • Surviving natural disasters
  • Vehicle maintenance and loading
  • Off-road driving (not included in standard course)

Recent Expedition Courses:

  • Cycling Tour from Cape Wrath to Cape Town
  • London to Beijing www.london2beijing.co.uk
  • James Kay & his brother driving London, USA via Russia & Japan
  • Gerhard Mukbel and his friend Oliver, Dresden to Dakar Rally
  • Ben Lockwood driving London to Cape Town
  • Alex Durgan & Holy Stewart driving London to Beijing
  • Rhys Howell UK to Mongolia - Mongol Rally
  • Max Bedall: Biking solo Banbury to China & then much of Australia!
  • Objective Travel Safety, along with The British House, China, supported the London2Beijing expedition.

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